After a detailed look at the problem, Plastic Extruders offered a solution based on a specially-modified version of its well-known slip resistant Flexigrid matting. By fabricating the matting with larger gaps in the grid, the grapes were encouraged to fall through the surface and could be easily cleaned up at the end of the day.
Flexigrid is specially designed for harsh and demanding environments to provide safety and comfort underfoot and to minimise the risk of slipping and tripping. The high performance matting has a deeply etched surface which will resist dirt, grease, grime, production waste and spillages from oils or other liquids. It has R11 rated slip
resistance and efficiently drains and dissipates spills, meeting the highest possible V10 rating for liquid drainage.
The matting is manufactured in black 5m and 10m rolls, 60 and 91cm wide, and also in modules of various sizes together with optional aluminium chamfered edges.